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Qualifying Run Schedule

W1AW Qualifying Runs

W1AW Qualifying Runs are sent on the same frequencies as the Morse code transmissions. West Coast Qualifying Runs are also transmitted monthly by other West Coast stations on various frequencies.  At the beginning of each code practice session, the schedule for the next qualifying run is presented. Underline one minute of the highest speed you copied, certify that your copy was made without aid, and send it to ARRL for grading. Please include your name, call sign (if any) and complete mailing address. The initial certificate is available for a $10 fee. Subsequent endorsement stickers are available for a $7.50 fee.

The 2018 W1AW and West Coast monthly Qualifying Run schedules are available in PDF format. 


Local (Eastern)     UTC    
Date Time Day Time Date Notes
October 1, 2018 10 PM Monday 0200z October 2, 2018 10 - 35 WPM
October 17, 2018 4 PM Wednesday 2000z October 17, 2018 10 - 35 WPM


West Coast Runs
UTC   Local (Pacific)      
Date Time Day Date Time Notes
October 25, 2018 0400z Wednesday October 24, 2018 9 PM

West Coast Station K6RB will run an official ARRL Qualifying Run on October 25, 2018 at 0400z on 3590 kHz.  The speeds will run
from 40 to 10 WPM.